European Mobility Week/Car Free Day February workshop in Brussels - Ready to pay for participants expenses
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In Town Without My Car! UK
To encourage participation in 2007 European Mobility Week, DG Environment of the European Commission and Committee of the Regions will host a workshop together with the European Mobility Week campaign in Brussels on 7-8 February 2007 entitled ’A change for the better!’. Info here: http://tinyurl. com/yjnfak
The following message just in from Richard Evans addressed to his UK program members at http://www.itwmc. gov.uk, in which he informs their group about this interesting offer, is certainly worth passing on to all of you.
So if you are from Austria, or Belgium, or Cyprus, or Czech, or Republic, or Denmark, or Estonia, or Finland, or France, or Germany, or Greece, or Hungary, or Ireland, or Italy, or Latvia, or Lithuania, or Luxembourg, or Malta, or Poland, or Portugal, or Slovakia, or Slovenia, or Spain, or Sweden, or The Netherlands . . .
Or: Bulgaria, or Croatia, or Macedonia, or Romania, or Turkey . . .
May I suggest that you get in touch with the organizer, Johanna Lampinen at johanna.lampinen@... and let her know that you are ready to fly your city’s flag in Brussels. Her full contact information:
The European Commission
DG Environment (BU9 00/201)
Tel +32 2 296 7756
Fax +32 2 296 9569
And of course it would be great if upon retuning home, you were willing to take the time to sit down and explain to us what you learned and wish to share with all of us.
Great initiative Richard (and Johanna). Kindest thanks.
Fri Dec 1, 2006 8:29 am (PST)
I sent a message here recently about this workshop.
Info here: http://tinyurl. com/yjnfak
Now I am encouraged byJohanna Lampinen at EC to let you know that they are willing to pay for two city representatives from each EU member state to attend this workshop.
Please contact me ASAP if you want to use one of those free places.
In Town Without My Car! & European Mobility Week UK Co-ordinator
richard.m.evans@ ntlworld. com
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Each year, the Sustainable Transport Award is given to a city that provides an international example for enhancing the livability of its community by reducing transport emissions and accidents, increasing access for bicyclists and pedestrians, or improving the mobility of the poor.
The award selection and ceremony are organized by ITDP, Environmental Defense, the US Transportation Research Board Committee on Transportation in Developing Countries, the regional Clean Air Initiatives for Asia, Latin America, and Africa; GTZ and the United Nations Centre for Regional Development.
There is no charge to attend this event, but seating will be limited and advance registration is required. More details to follow.
Photo: Enrique Peñalosa
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